Eight Days A Week - Ron Howard Explains The Beatles

Mike Jones | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Mike Jones

On the roof of Apple, we see in Lennon's haggard face and Harrison's deep gaze the fact that this extraordinariness extended to time itself, they lived a life in a decade and along the way they defined an epoch and they could only do this because, for as long as they could, they lived eight days a week.

James Corden, Rod Stewart Help Bring Beatles Sound To Netflix Audience

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Entertainment

“It’s been taking on two titans simultaneously,” says Australian filmmaker Josh Wakely of his decision to bring the songs of the Beatles to life...

Performing 'Hey Jude' In A Minor Key Makes It Sound Incredibly Different

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Comedy

We've already seen songs like 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' altered slightly to completely change the entire song, but now this Beatles classic has had ...

Is Love Actually All We Need?

Tony Lobl | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Indeed, so magnanimous have some seen this spiritual Love to be, that an early follower of Jesus once said (emphasis added): "Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning."

A Beatle's Memorial Felled By Actual Beetles

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

In a bizarre case of life imitating... something, a tree planted in honour of late Beatle George Harrison has come a cropper, courtesy of a plague of ...

It Started in the Garage, or Basement

Larry Jaffee | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

So many of these songs covered everything that was right with the hippie era musically and lyrically: self-reflection, experimentation, mysticism, a yearning for intimacy and ecstasy, as well as the universal boy-gets-girl/boy-loses-girl theme.

"The Beatles Are A Communist Plot!"

Larry Jaffee | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

For me, the Fab Four's arrival awakened an Anglophilia that remains to this day, as does my gravitation towards almost anything non-conformist.

On the Ropes at Abbey Road

Thom Chacon | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thom Chacon

There I was on the ropes at Abbey Road. Maybe it was a mistake to try and stand toe to toe with an uninterested, chatty audience. At least Jimmy Page was paying attention.

A Very Special Reunion For Grammy Awards Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Beatles fans will be in fresh heaven, with the news that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have been persuaded to team up again on stage, this time for t...

Unpublished Pictures Of The Beatles

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

These incredible images show members of The Beatles during a visit to the studio where the animated film Yellow Submarine was drawn. The previousl...

Who's A Naughty Beatle Then?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A pair of detention sheets revealing the school day misdemeanours of a 15-year-old John Lennon, renowned as the "class clown", are to go on sale after...

Elvis Costello: Making the First-Ever Documentary Portrait

Mark Kidel | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Kidel

Less Than Zero was written and performed by an unknown with the unlikely name of Elvis Costello. That someone should have the chutzpah to steal the name of the King of rock'n'roll seemed preposterous: Elvis Presley was still alive at the time. This, I told myself, had better be good! And it was just that.

Gays Can Thank the Music Industry

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

From the beginning, the backstage area of pop was a haven for gays - TV producers, set designers, clothes designers, stylists and especially managers. Mostly the artists themselves were not gay, which gave their introduction to gay culture all the more impact.

'Sherlock Hype Like Beatlemania'

PA | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Martin Freeman has joked the hype surrounding BBC drama 'Sherlock' feels like Beatlemania. 'The Hobbit' star plays Dr John Watson in the cult hit, ...

Pictures: Yoko Ono Turns 80: From Beatle-Breaker To Peacemaker, We Look Back

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

The life of Yoko Ono, who turns 80 today, can be divided into four distinct parts, each of which regarded separately would mark her out as unusual. Co...

Yoko Ono On Why The Beatles Split

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Yoko Ono has described the break up of the Beatles as a 'divorce' between her late husband John Lennon and Paul McCartney, saying the split happened b...

George Harrison's Jacket Sold For A Fortune

PA | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

George Harrison's leather jacket has sold for more than £110,000 in an auction of Beatles memorabilia. The black jacket, which was bought for £11...

Which Beatle's Leather Jacket Topped Auction Sale?

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

George Harrison's leather jacket has sold for more than £110,000 in an auction of Beatles memorabilia. The black jacket, which was bought for £11...

Sitar Player Ravi Shankar Dies, Aged 92

WENN | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Celebrated sitar player Ravi Shankar has died in a US hospital, aged 92. The Indian musician passed away on Tuesday at Scripps Memorial Hospital ...

Sam Cam's Fiat Went for a Bomb: But Amy Winehouse Shows a Previous Celeb Owner Isn't Always a Plus

Martin Roberts | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Roberts

There was a lot of interest some years ago when the childhood home of Rob Roy MacGregor, the Scottish folk hero that Mel Gibson did a darn fine job of playing in Braveheart, came up for auction. It went for something like three times the guide price (I know because I was the under bidder).

A Classical Twist: Piano, Paganini and 'Punk Rock for Sissies'

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Brendan Pittaway

It seems like music has always had a place for rebels, those individuals who become fashionable by taking against the more established fashions of their day.

Sgt Pepper's Collage To Fetch £80,000

PA | Posted 05.12.2012 | Home

A slice of Beatles' history goes on sale next month when the original collage designed by Sir Peter Blake for the insert of the band's Sgt Pepper's Lo...

Matthew Tucker

Can A Tribute Act Match The Fab Four, Or Should They Just Let It Be? (REVIEW) | Matthew Tucker | Posted 23.12.2012 | Home

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr - The Beatles are back. A voiceover from Tony Blackburn introduces the band to the stage ...

Let It Bean

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | Home

The Beatles have been the sweet inspiration for a huge portrait made entirely from jelly beans. The Fab Four's faces have been recreated from the t...

Scottish Rats and Romanian Dogs

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

I can't stop listening to the new album by the Stagger Rats, a charismatic rock band from the small Scottish town of Dunbar. They remind me of all the best music I have heard over the last 30 years.